Obituaries July 10, 2009

Virginia Long
SALTILLO – Virginia Easterling Long, 93, died Thursday, July 9, 2009, at the Baldwyn Nursing Facility following a lengthy illness. She was a lifelong resident of the Birmingham Ridge community in Saltillo. She was born Aug. 29, 1915, to William and Nannie Wood Easterling. She was a member of the Birmingham Ridge Baptist Church. During her lifetime she was employed by Playcraft and the North Lee Water Association, as well as being co-owner with her daughter-in-law of the Birmingham Ridge Outlet Shop. She will be remembered for her roses, her flower arrangements, her homemade bread, her sewing, but most of all her personality and wit. She loved many things – her church, her community, her flowers and most of all, her family.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Birmingham Ridge Baptist Church with Bro. Bobby Holland officiating. Burial will be in the McNeal Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday at the church. Waters Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
She is survived by a large family: two sons, Jimmy Long (Anita Joe), Tommy Long of Saltillo; six grandchildren, Debbie Morgan (David), Teresa Gregory (Scott), Mary Jo Brown (Kennon), Jim Bucy Long, Brian Long (Sarah) of Saltillo and Mickey Long of California; 12 great-grandchildren, Emilia Morgan of Starkville, Will Morgan (Carlee) of Saltillo, Charlie Bronc Anderson of Gordon, Texas, Jared Koon, Joseph Koon, John Allen Brown, Jenna Rose Koon, John Bucy Long, Caade Long and Cody Long, all of Saltillo, and Elvis Long and River Long of California; one sister, Billie Dale Irwin (Herman) of Saltillo; a brother-in-law, Phillip Long of Tupelo; a sister-in-law, Mary Ruth Easterling of Saltillo.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Murry Long, on Feb. 11, 1983; her parents; a son, Mickey Long; and an infant daughter.
Pallbearers will be her nephews, David Irwin, Bill Irwin, Billy Easterling, Gary Easterling, Don Long, Robert Long, Bill Long and Roger Wicker.
Donations may be made in her memory to the Birmingham Ridge Baptist Church or to Campus Crusade for Christ/Michael Koon.

Winifred Marion
MARKS – Winifred Walters Marion, 95, formerly of Amory and Van Vleet, died Monday, July 6, 2009, at her home in Marks. She was born Sept. 13, 1913, in Shubuta to William Jesse Walters and Winifred Mason Walters. She was as seamstress in Houston and Okolona for 50 years. She was baptized as one of Jehovah’s Witnesses on Oct. 11, 1958.
Services will be at 11 a.m. today at Houston Funeral Home in Houston. Eulogies will be given by her grandsons. Burial will follow at Friendship Cemetery in Van Vleet.
A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Amory with Wayne Phillips as speaker.
Survivors include two daughters, Peggy Marion Thomas of Van Vleet and Rebecca Marion Swilley and John of Marks; two sisters, Irma Davis of Okolona and Jean Waite of Normandy, Tenn.; nine grandchildren, Donna Wacaster, David Baker, Keith Thomas, Mark Thomas, Beverly Guisinger, Gayla Hodnett, Zane Alford, Victor Alford and Chad Alford; 17 great-grandchildren, Jennifer Klaver, Josh Baker, Matthew Baker, Justin Thomas, Justan Vance, Kelli Thomas, Corey Guisinger, Lauren Guisinger, Tyler Hodnett, Shea Hodnett, Shelby Alford, Erin Alford, Ali Alford, Grayson Alford, Nicki Moore, Cody Alford and Victoria Alford; one great-great-grandchild, Kylee Moore.
Pallbearers will be Keith Thomas, David Baker, Zane Ford, Mark Thomas, Victor Alford and Chad Alford.
Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. until service time today at Houston Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to Friendship Cemetery Fund, c/o Ralph Thomas, P.O. Box 482, Houston, MS 38851.
Friends and family may sign the online register at houstonfuneralhomems.com.
Alberta Betts
BOONEVILLE – Alberta Betts died Wednesday, July 8, 2009, at the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Agnew and Sons Funeral Home of Booneville.
Cecil Hill
WALNUT – Cecil Wayne Hill, 52, died Thursday, July 9, 2009, at his home.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Jesus Name Community Church in Walnut. Burial will be in Forrest Memorial Park Cemetery. Magnolia Funeral Home of Corinth is in charge of the arrangements.
Visitation will be 5 to 9 p.m. today and from noon to service time Saturday at the church.
Betty Nicholas
IUKA – Betty Waldron Nicholas, 83, formerly of Memphis, died Wednesday, July 8, 2009, at the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. She taught third grade for 25 years at Graceland and Gardenview schools. She retired to Eastport in 1984. She was a member of the Iuka United Methodist Church. She was an avid bridge player and church worker.
Visitation will be from noon until service time Saturday at Cutshall Funeral Home in Iuka. Graveside services will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at Eastport Cemetery in Iuka. The Rev. Jon Kaufman will officiate. Cutshall Funeral Home of Iuka is in charge of the arrangements.
Survivors include her husband of 63 years, Charles A. Nicholas Jr. of Iuka; two sons, Charles A. Nicholas III (Janice) of Cleveland, Tenn., and Richard Garland Nicholas (Kris) of Germantown, Tenn.; one sister, Ruth McCarty of Baton Rouge, La.; and two grandchildren, Cristopher Whitney Nicholas and William Andrew Nicholas.
Memorials may be made to the Iuka United Methodist Church.
An online guestbook can be accessed at www.cutshallfuneralhome.com.
Mack Roberts
BALDWYN – Mack Arlin Roberts, 62, died Wednesday, July 8, 2009, at the North Mississippi Medical Center. He was a manufacturing supervisor and a member of Anchor Holds Church. He loved his grandchildren. and he enjoyed four-wheelers, horses and cows.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Anchor Holds Church with Bro. Mike Sanders and Bro. Wayne Miller officiating. Burial will be in East Mt. Zion Cemetery. Waters Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Survivors include his wife, Jo Ann Roberts of Baldwyn; three children, Anthony Roberts (Gina), Adam Roberts (Stephanie) and Amanda Bishop (Eric), all of Baldwyn; two sisters, Doris Cooley (Frankie) of the Eggville community and Charlotte Lanier (Robbie) of Mooreville; three brothers, Jerry Roberts (Cynthia), Wallace Roberts (Brenda) and Tommy Roberts (Sheila,) all of Baldwyn; his grandchildren, Levi Bishop, Austin Bishop, Mary Grace Bishop, Sara Roberts, Hannah Roberts, Josh Roberts and Loren Roberts; a number of nieces and nephews; and his mother-in-law, Larue Yearber.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Medford and Mary Lou Ryan Roberts; and his grandparents, Cebe and Audrey Roberts.
Pallbearers will be Chris Lollar, Brandon Lollar, Andy Roberts, Kevin Roberts, Jackie Nix, Wayne Nix, Eddie Scott and Nathan Cooley.
Visitation will be from 4 until 8 p.m. today at Waters Funeral Home. The body will lie in state at the church from noon until service time Saturday.
Lee O. Foster
WEST POINT – Lee O. Foster, 84, died Wednesday, July 8, 2009, at the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. He was born May 6, 1925, in Sulligent, Ala., to Rachel Yerby and Anthony Livingston Foster. He retired from the United States Army with 22 years of service. He was a veteran of both World War II and the Korean War. He retired from the United States Postal Service after 15 years. He was a member of the Church of God, West Point Masonic Lodge 40 Famp&AM, and Martha Chapter 53 Order of the Eastern Star, where he served as past Worthy Patron. He married Martha Hunt Foster on May 13, 1942, in Caledonia.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Calvert Funeral Home Chapel in West Point with the Rev. Al Stockton officiating. Burial will follow in Memorial Garden Cemetery in Columbus.
Survivors include his wife, Martha Hunt Foster of West Point; one daughter, Martha amp”Missyamp” Worthen of Altus, Okla.; one son, Larry Olen Foster (Petra) of West Point; nine grandchildren, Nichole Gernjak, Charles Edward Paramore, Travis Paramore, David Foster, Brian Paramore, Kimberly Sparks, Anthony Foster and Joey Lynn Harvey, and a stepgrandson, Jacob Webb.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and his sisters and brothers, Dessie Hollis, Annie Millsaps, Lena Chapman, Clady Foster, Grady Foster, Oleas Foster and Veldee Foster.
Pallbearers will be his grandchildren, Charles Edward Paramore, Travis Lee Paramore, Brian Michael Paramore, Anthony Livingston Foster, Nichole Lee Gernjak, Kimberly Ann Sparks and Joey Lynn Harvey. Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. Andrew Wartak, D.L. Rhea, members of the Church of God, and members of West Point Masonic Lodge 40 F&AM.
Visitation will be 5 to 8 p.m. today at Calvert Funeral Home.
Larry Cooper
PLANTERSVILLE – Larry Ray Cooper, 48, died Saturday, July 4, 2009, at his country home east of Plantersville. He was born on July 15, 1960, at Johnson Air Force Base in Japan to Staff Sergeant Howard Darrell Cooper and Ruby Hamm Cooper. He was a proud military brat growing up and a Baptist. He graduated from Mississippi State University in l984 with a degree in Architecture Design. He began his working career with Cook Coggin Engineers on Feb. 14, 1984, and was continuously employed there until his death. An avid MSU bulldog fan, he loved his family and his many friends. He loved riding his Harley all over the country and was particularly proud of his 1994 blue Corvette. He enjoyed the outdoors, his two dogs, Dew and Sprite, his three-legged cat, Tripod, and his kitty, Tom. He loved life and living and touched many in his earthly pilgrimage. He will be sorely missed.
Services will be at 11 a.m. today at the Tupelo Chapel of Holland-Harris Funeral Directors with Bro. Jim Manley officiating. Burial will follow in the Cooper family plot at Union Cemetery near Belden. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to service time today.
Survivors include his mother, Ruby Cooper McWhorter Greenwood (Jackie) of Plantersville; two brothers, David Cooper (Teresa) of Tupelo and Mark Cooper (Teresa) of Plantersville; his daughter, Lisa Cochran (Matt) of Tupelo; one nephew, Darrell Cooper (Heather) of Tupelo; three nieces, Lori Cooper (Steve), Katelyn and Madalyn Cooper, all of Plantersville. He was preceded in death by his father, Howard Darrell Cooper, on Nov. 4, 1975; his grandparents: Howard and Loreda Cooper, and William Henry Hamm and Ava Hamm; and his uncle, Doyle Cooper.
Pallbearers will be Darrell Cooper, Kenneth Westmoreland, Terry Scott, Bobby Mitchell, Matt Rollins, Mark Cooper and Chris Witt. Honorary pallbearers will be the employees of Cook Coggin Engineers.
Memorials may be made to the MSU Foundation, P.O. Box 6149, Mississippi State, MS 39762 for the benefit of educating architecture students.
Jewell Sheffield
BOONEVILLE – Jewell Mae Sheffield, 93, died Wednesday, July 8, 2009, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Booneville. She was born Feb. 20, 1916, in Booneville to John and Lillie Whitaker Thompson. She was retired from Prentiss Manufacturing. She was a member of Smith Chapel Freewill Baptist Church.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the McMillan Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Glenn Jones and Bro. Tim Blakeney officiating. Burial will be in the Tuscumbia Cemetery.
She is survived by one daughter, Patricia (Charlie) Lambert of Booneville; one son, Jimmy (Ann) Shook of Booneville; three sisters, Mildred Lowrey, Ethleene Lee and Delma Sanchez, all of Booneville; two brothers, Lester Thompson of Meridian and Harold Thompson of Olive Branch; six grandchildren, Trecia (Donnie) Wright, Russell Lambert, Regenia (Mark) Moreland, Lisa (Ronnie) Hatfield, Harvey (Amy) Shook and Bran Shook; nine great-grandchildren, Leslie Gordon, April Campbell, Kellyn Hatfield, Dylan Shook, Tyler Shook, Jamie Shochome, Destin Shochome, Landon Lambert and Jenny Lambert.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Henry Sheffield; son, Freddie Shook; grandson, James Shook; three sisters, Ernestine King, Edna Thompson and Clynese Bowen; and three brothers, Ellis Thompson, Less Thompson and Hubert Thompson.
Pallbearers will be her grandsons.
Visitation will be from 2 to 9 p.m. and until service time on Saturday in the funeral home chapel.
Memorials made be made to: Smith Chapel Cemetery Fund, c/o Beth Mathis, 315 Tuscumbia Road, Booneville, MS 38829 or Smith Chapel Church, 230 CR 1101, Booneville, MS 38829.
Rev. Andrew Toliver
TUPELO – The Rev. Andrew Lee Toliver, 57, died Tuesday, July 7, 2009, at his home after a brief illness. He was born Dec. 16, 1951, in Panola County to Percy and Robbia Mae Johnson Toliver. He was a member of St. Peter’s M.B. Church. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, uncle and friend. He was a great gospel singer and a great chef. He love fishing.
Services will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at White Hill M.B. Church with the Rev. Jeffery Daniel officiating. Grayson-Porter’s Mortuary is in charge of the arrangements.
Survivors include his wife of 38 years, Minnie Toliver of Tupelo; one son, Clifton Toliver (Nicole) of Tupelo; three daughters, Yolanda Anderson (Sherman) and Anita Berry (Davis) of Tupelo and Rosalind Toliver of Shannon; six sisters, Ossie Wilson (Artis), Ester Thompson (Leon) and Tracy Smith, Catherine Brown (Jessie) and Georgia Gardner, and Julia Toliver; four brothers, Michael Smith (Shirley), Calvin Toliver (Tracy), Randy Smith (Aretha) and Lacy Smith (Shelia); four aunts, Christine Ford (Raymond), Ruby Young (Willie Lee), Annie Norwood (Irvin) and Ester Wilson;16 grandchildren, one great-grandchild; a host of nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; one son, Andrew Dwayne Toliver Jr; and four brothers, Clifton Toliver, William Toliver, Sammy Toliver and Terry Smith.
The body will lie in state at the J.W. Porter Chapel at the funeral home from 1 to 5 p.m. today.
Online condolences can be made at www.grayson-portersmortuary.com.
Willie Beard
HOLLY SPRINGS – Willie Larry Beard, 49, died Sunday, July 5, 2009, in Tylertown.
Services will be at noon Saturday at Hebron M.B. Church at Lamar. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Serenity Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Visitation will be from 1 to 5 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Mary Robinson
BOONEVILLE – Mary Viola Tunnell Robinson, 92, died Tuesday, July 7, 2009, at her son’s residence in Jackson. She was born May 20, 1917, in Springfield to David “Bud” and Annie McCutchen Tunnell. She was a graduate of Wood Junior College, Blue Mountain College and Mississippi College, where she received a master’s degree in English. She taught high school for five years in Pontotoc County, one year in Union County and one year in Webster County. She was assistant dietitian at MSCW for four years, owned a coffee shop in Columbus for two years, and was a dental assistant in Memphis for two years.
In 1956, she married O.C. Robinson of Newton and moved to Booneville, where they both taught a Northeast Mississippi Junior College. While at NEMJC, she sponsored several European trips. She retired in May 1986, from NEMJC, where she was chairman of the English Department.
She became a member of First Baptist Church in Booneville in 1956. She taught Sunday school and Training Union for many years. She was a member of WMU and assisted in the church library.
She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star since 1950, holding the station of secretary in Columbus, and Ester, Ruth, Martha, Associate Conductress, Conductress, Associate Matron and twice Worthy Matron after coming to Booneville. She was a member of the OES Worthy Matrons and Worthy Patrons Organization. She was a member of the Pilot Club for 39 years and sponsor of the Compass Club. She was a charter member of Kappa Kappa Iota, serving as state president and organizing several conclaves. She organized and was president for four years of the Prentiss County chapter of AARP; Prentiss County Retired Teachers Association; Mississippi Association of Development Education; NEMCC Alumni Association; Wood Junior College Alumni Association; National NEA; Prentiss County Mental Health Association; Mississippi Homemakers; Baptist Memorial Hospital Volunteers; DAR; UDC, where she held local and state offices; and the American Rosie the Riveter Association.
After retiring, she did much traveling, visiting 48 states, and went on several mission trips. She also taught in China for three years and Indonesia for one year. She loved helping others and was loved by all.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at First Baptist Church in Booneville. Burial will be in Oaklawn Memorial Park. McMillan Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
She is survived by her son, David C. Robinson and wife, Cheryl, of Jackson; grandson, Jared Robinson of Jackson; sister, Frances Carter and husband, John, of Birmingham, Ala.; several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; a brother, Herman Tunnell and his wife, Lavay.
Visitation will be from 2 to 10 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. The body will lie in state at the church one hour prior to service time on Sunday.
In lieu of flowers, the family request memorials made to the Mary T. Robinson Memorial Fund, c/o Farmers and Merchants Bank, P.O. Box 275, Booneville, MS 38829, where money will be dispersed among scholarships and charities.
Sybil Hill
SHANNON – Sybil Hill, 75, died Wednesday, July 8, 2009, at North Mississippi Medical Center after a lengthy illness. She was born Feb. 3, 1934, in Lee County to Charles and Talley Griffin Williams. She enjoyed working with her flowers, listening to gospel music, and her animals. She especially loved spending time with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was a loving mother who will be missed very much.
Services will be at 11 a.m. today at Lee Memorial Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Marvin Murphy officiating. Burial will be in the Garden of Prayer in Lee Memorial Park.
Survivors include two daughters, Wanda Hill of Shannon and Karen Glover (Lanny) of Pontotoc; two sons, Rodney Hill (Pam) of Guntown and Rudi Hill (Pamela) of Pontotoc; one sister, Juanita Butler of Tupelo; two brothers, Charles Williams of Marietta and Milford Williams of Clarksdale; nine grandchildren, Patrick Bryant, Jason Bryant, Katherine Hill, Jonathan Glover, Brad Glover, Chris Glover, Leah Hill, Katie Rogers and Kenny Rogers; seven great-grandchildren, Shelby Bryant, Lacy Bryant, Aydin Hester, Caroline Glover, Natalie Glover, Noah Glover and Ansley Glover. She was preceded in death by her husband, Gerald Hill.
Pallbearers will be Patrick Bryant, Jason Bryant, Brad Glover, Chris Glover, Jonathan Glover and Terry Gaines.
Kai Roberts
WEST POINT – Kaiser Neumie “Kai” Roberts died Monday, July 6, 2009, in Maryland. He was born Jan. 30, 2007, in Starkville to Brian and Nikole Kaiser Roberts.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church with the Rev. Dale Funderburg officiating. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery. Robinson Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Robinson Funeral Home.
He is survived by his parents; a sister, Clara Kate Kaiser; his grandparents, Gregg and Keena Kaiser of West Point, Neumie and Marsha of Brandon, Fla.; great grandparents, Doris Claxton of West Point, Russell Kaiser Jr. of Mexico, Mo., Patricia Stone of Conway, Ark., Nancy Roberts of Ozark, Ark.; one great-great-grandparent, Katherine Adams of Mexico, Mo.; aunts and uncles, Abby and John Kaiser of West Point, and Brad and Staci Wingo of New Jersey.
Pallbearers will be Brad Wingo and John Kaiser.
The family requests memorials be made to Albright’s Research CMSC 406 Johns Hopkins Hospital, 600 N. Wolfe St., Baltimore, MD 21287. Make checks payable to Johns Hopkins c/o Emily Germain-Lee.
Willie Whiteside Sr.
SALTILLO – Willie Eugene Whiteside Sr., 77, died Saturday, July 4, 2009, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in New Albany. He was born May 25, 1932, in Saltillo. He was a member of Mud Creek M.B. Church and a former employee of Jimmy Bucy. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, and trading, collecting and working on antique cars.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the J.W. Porter Chapel in Tupelo with the Rev. Mark S. Cannon officiating. Grayson-Porter’s Mortuary is in charge of the arrangements.
Survivors include one son, Willie Eugene Whiteside Jr. of Saltillo; three daughters, Brenda Griffin, Mary (Stanley) Cobbs and Charlotte Burdine, all of Tupelo; one sister, Ida Corine Lockridge of Saltillo; a special friend, Dorothy Jean Long of Tupelo; stepchildren, Annie Laura (Jimmie ) Freelon of Belden, Brenda (Fred) Orr of Una, and Shirley Fields, Terry (Linda) Fields, Bobbie (Elizabeth) Fields, Tyone (Daisey) Fields, Patrica Beckley, Louise Long, Steve Morris and Robert Long, all of Tupelo; 28 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Willie Ed, Lucain Whiteside and Lester Whiteside; and five sisters, Mealie Stovall, Mozella Witherspoon, Viola Barnes, Beatrica Morrison and Louise Allens.
Online Condolences can be made at www.grayson-portersmortuary.com.
Wayne Walls
HOULKA – Wayne Walls, 62, died Wednesday, July 8, 2009, at his residence. He was born Nov. 15, 1946. He married Pat Collums on July 2, 1969. He worked in construction for many years.
A graveside service will be at 9 a.m. Saturday at Rose Hill Cemetery with Bro. Lane Finley and Bro. Derrick Finley Officiating. Baldwin-Nowell Funeral Home of Pontotoc is in charge of the arrangements. Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.
He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Pat Walls of Houlka; three sons, Mitch Walls (Karen) of Germantown, Tenn., Rick Walls (Danielle) of Algoma and Tom Walls (Rebecca) of Tremont; three sisters, Mary Helen Lyons (Elbert) of Pontotoc, Alice Faye Finley (Sherald) of Randolph and Connye Baker (Trent) of Pontotoc; two brothers, Lee Walls of Houston, Texas, and Phil Walls (Donna) of Pontotoc; four grandchildren, Andrew Walls, Conner Walls, Barrett Holton and Zoee Sheffield. He was preceded in death by his parents, Ruble and Mary Walls; a sister, Rhonda Mae Walls; his grandparents, Joe and Nina Duke, and Mr. and Mrs. W.T. Walls; and two nephews, Greg Finley and Scott Lyons.
Pallbearers will be Ryan Walls, Christopher Walls, Seth Crane, Craig Tutor, Jake Holladay and John Vance. Honorary pallbearers will be James B. Logan, Vic Holladay, Tim Holladay and Fred Smith.
Bobby Dixon Sr.
WEST POINT – Bobby Lee Dixon Sr., 70, died Monday, July 6, 2009, at the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery in West Point. Carter’s Mortuary Services is in charge of the arrangements.
Visitation will be from 3 to 6 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Curtis Mitchell
WEST POINT – Curtis Mitchell, 83, died Monday, July 6, 2009, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Columbus.
Services will be at 3 p.m. Sunday at UFCW Local 1991 Bryan Union Hall in West Point. Burial will be in West Point Memorial Gardens. Carter’s Mortuary Services is in charge of the arrangements.
Visitation will be from 3 to 6 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Annie Pritchard-Hill
HOLLY SPRINGS – Annie Mae Pritchard-Hill, 45, died Monday, July 6, 2009, at Baptist Hospital in Collierville, Tenn.
Services will be at noon Saturday at Mt. Zion M.B. Church at Red Banks. Burial will be in the Mt. Sinai Church of God in Christ Cemetery at Mt. Pleasant. Serenity Funeral Home of Holly Springs is in charge of the arrangements.
Visitation will be from noon to 6 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Shirley Faulkner
POTTS CAMP – Shirley Jean Faulkner, 47, died Monday, July 6, 2009, at the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo.
Services will be at noon Saturday at Union Valley M.B. Church in Byhalia. Burial will be in the church cemetery. J.F. Brittenum and Son Funeral Home of Holly Springs is in charge of the arrangements.
Visitation will be from 2 to 6 p.m. today at the funeral home and from 11 to 11:55 a.m. Saturday at the church.

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